Businesspeople consider budgeting a very unpleasant task, primarily because the mechanics of budgeting are so frustrating. Fortunately, a new solution makes budgeting more bearable by eliminating most unproductive Excel spreadsheet activities such as tracking down numbers, fixing broken links and
For businesses today, narrative reporting processes are not only time-consuming but often highly inefficient areas of potential risk for the enterprise. New technologies can help address these inefficiencies for better planning, foresight and business performance.
Anyone involved with finance should take a look at how Watson Analytics can easily enhance performance management, enable more accurate processes and drive attainment of operational goals—while using the most sophisticated analytics capabilities in the industry.
How much time do organizations really spend on reporting processes? A lot more than they may think. With companies of all kinds grossly underestimating this vital expenditure, it’s time to review better ways of driving more efficient, cost-effective reporting.
Despite being the go-to tool for budgets, forecasts and planning, spreadsheets are unfortunately often prone to errors, primarily because of the volume of manual processes the tool requires. Three noteworthy examples from the past decade illustrate how damaging spreadsheet errors can be. By
IBM Cloud solutions for Finance offer more than just rapid, cost-effective deployment. Companies are turning to IBM Cloud for its software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, which provide critical competitive advantages to enhance organizational performance, revenue and growth.
Finance teams looking for agility and efficiency won’t find it in spreadsheet-based processes. To uncover vital business insights, a move to automated planning is essential. This summit details how the latest financial planning and analysis (FP&A) innovations can help finance teams drive their
Join more than a thousand finance professionals at a complimentary virtual conference. This forum will let you take advantage of peer networking and give you an advanced look at the latest performance management analytics and solutions.
Save your office of finance from crisis by preparing your financial performance management for the future. Learn how to help your finance function reach its full potential by adopting best practices and avoiding pitfalls along the way.
Don’t let performance management get you down. Instead, learn how accelerated performance management is making today’s companies agile enough for tomorrow, and discover why the cloud is making that acceleration possible.
Finance is a key player in driving business growth and innovation across the enterprise. But CFOs are looking to close performance gaps in finance teams. Discover the five most crucial performance gaps, exploring their importance to the organization’s effectiveness. Then learn how you can close
In a marketplace of rapid, unprecedented change and sustained volatility, traditional planning, budgeting and forecasting processes may not keep pace with shifting trends. However, new advanced planning and forecasting analytics software enables financial professionals to support an enterprise’s